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drug abuse 2 ( health)

euphoria is a feeling of well-being that amy not necessarily be based in reality Theroin illegal derivative of morphine that is sold on the street as a white poweramphetamines drugs that increase heart rate and suppress the appetitelsd can evoke fellings of terror and panictranquilizersmarijuana causes user to experience a conscious dreamlike statemorphine prescribed for pain involving serious injury or surgerynarcotics pain killer drugs that are derived from opiumdepressants reduced the physical and psychological symptoms of anxiety by reducing brain activitystimulants increases the activity of the central nervous...

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Ch1 – NUR320 – Pediatric Health Nursing – EXAM 1 CONTENT

accommodation The process of changing an individual’s cognitive structures to include data from recent experiences.adherence The extent to which a patient or parent acts consistently with regard to recommended care.advance directives A patient’s living will or appointed durable power of attorney for healthcare decisions.Advocacy Acting to safeguard and advance the interests of another.Assent Voluntary agreement to participate in a research project or to accept treatment.autonomy Right for self-determination in decision making or to protect the informed choices of patients who are capable of decision making.Beneficence An ...

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Mental health Exam #2 Substance abuse

BRAIN THE MAIN ORGAN OF WEAKNESS DURING SUBSTANCE ABUSENEUROTRANSMITTERS WHAT SUBSTANCE IN THE BRAIN IS DISRUPTED BY SUBSTANCE ABUSESLEEP CYCLE, NUTRITION, JUDGEMENT, HYGIENE SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMMONLY DISRUPTS THESE ASPECTS IN INDIVIDUALSPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS WHAT IS A COMMON COMORBIDITY DURING SUBSTANCE ABUSESUICIDE WHAT ARE SUBSTANCES ABUSERS ALSO AT HIGH RISK FOR?GENETIC; FOR CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS IN ADDITION TO ENVIRONMENTAL, PHYSICAL, DEVELOPMENTAL, AND PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS FOR ADDICTION, WHAT OTHER ASPECT IS LINKED TO ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY?PSYCHOLOGICAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE THEORY: CERTAIN PSYCHODYNAMIC FACTORS ARE PART OF THE ADDI...

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Community Health Nursing and Vulnerable Populations (LA 8)

Health Disparities Difference in health care that can be avoided if reasonable action is taken. wide variation in health services and status among population groups defined by certain characteristics. results from inequalities in distribution of underlying determinants of health across populations -refers to wide variation in health services and health status among certain population groups defined by specific characteristics -results from inequalities in distribution of underlying determinants of health across populations -the terms disadvantaged, marginalized, hard to reach, vulnerable populations used to discuss health disparities: more likely to become ill and usually do not receive appropria...

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Unit 5: Health

Taking narcotics from the pharmacy by a pharmacy technician is a violation of: Criminal LawA medication is ordered to be mixed in 1000 cc of IV fluid for administration. If a nurse injects the medication directly into a patient’s vein in error, he/she could be guilty of: MalpracticeMr. Jones goes to a medical office with chest pain. The physician orders an antacid and does not do an EKG. That night, Mr. Jones dies from a heart attack. The doctor could be charged with: NegligenceAn EMT is charged with battery. What did the EMT do? Treated a victim, even though the victim refused treatment.Dr. Smith asks Bobbie, a medical assistant, to help ...

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Fundamentals of Health Workflow Process Redesign

Which of the following best describes a process? Choose the best answer: a. A small batch of work b. A series of actions or operations that produce work c. A group of people that undertake work d. An organization that performs work Answer: b. A series of actions or operations that produce work.Process analysis includes which of the following? Choose the best answer: a. Knowledge of process components and relationships between them b. Identification of opportunities for improvement c. Both d. Neither c bothProcess redesign includes which of the following? Choose the best answer: a. A change in a process b. Anticipation of a good outcome c. Both d. Neither c ...

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Health Care First Aid Presentation Terms

Heat Stroke Form of hyperthermia in which the body temperature is elevated dramatically and is often accompanied by dehydrationHyperthermia Overheating of the body of at least 38 Degrees Celsius/101 Degrees FahrenheitFever Medical symptom where a person’s internal body temperature increases to levels above normal. Experience symptoms alongside a cold sensation and increase in heart rateAnaphylaxis A severe and potentially life threatening allergic reaction in which the body becomes hypersensitiveCalamine Skin related substance made from zinc carbonate or zinc oxide, used in lotion form to treat skin irritations or insect bites that cause d...

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Health Chapter 28: First Aid and Emergencies

What are the four types of wounds? Abrasion, Avulsion, Puncture, and LacerationAbrasion (scrape) with blood it looks like droplets example: scraped kneeAvulsion part of your body is being pulled away example: dog bite, shark bite, farm accidentPuncture (gun shot)- small ex. pencil into skin, gunshot woundLaceration slice example: papercutWhat are the three types of bleeding? Capillary, Venous, and ArterialCapillary scrape, little droplets, right by your skinVenous veins bleeding, bleeds very slowly, a purplish red blood (dark red because oxygen is getting out of it); can be very dangerousArterial bright red, firing out, c...

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Health Alterations – Hematologic System

Blood has three functions Transportation, regulation and protectionBlood cells RBCs erythrocytes WBCs leukocytes PlateletsHemostasis – blood clotting process Think of this as an equilibrium type of state: Without hemostasis, we have interruption of our clotting process.Pediatrics = High incidence of iron deficiency, Lead poisoning InfectionsElderly Elderly have a decrease in red marrow and the number of stem cells cause of age. Problems with clotting, oxygen transport and fighting infections. Hb levels decrease Nutritional intake of iron may be decreased.Hemoglobin levels in the elderly Their T-cells in lymphocytes are also decreased...

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ATI Mental Health Chapter 1 Basic Mental Health Nursing Concepts

PSYCHOSOCIAL HISTORY – CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES – SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS BELIEFSCULTURAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES – to be assessed in order to plan care around the clients beliefs and practicesSPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS BELIEFS SPIRITUALITY – refers to a client’s internal values, sense of morality, and how he views the purpose of life. RELIGION – refers to a client’s beliefs according to an organized set of patterns of worship and rituals This affects the way in which a client finds meaning, hope, purpose , and a sense of peace.MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATION (MSE) – LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS – PHYSICAL AP...

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